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This catalog accompanying a well-received three-city exhibition and edited by curator Rothschild (Williams Coll. Museum of Art) examines the life and work of Sara and Gerald Murphy-the quintessential Jazz Age American couple-and delivers widening congeries of valuable material on its enchanting subjects. The Murphys leveraged wealth and high standing to participate in the remarkable cultural flourish of 1920s France. Readers may know them for their characterizations in novels by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway, but writers were merely one component of the Murphys' engagement with the arts. Of Gerald's fine modernist paintings, only seven survive, and Rothschild here presents strong, often daring analysis of each picture. In discrete but well-integrated modules, nine other authors-among them, Calvin Tompkins (Living Well Is the Best Revenge) and Amanda Vaill (Everybody Was So Young)-speak to the Murphys' relation to avant-garde theater, literature, and music, as well as offer sensitive treatments of their complex private lives and their legacy of support for the arts in all forms. Illustrations of photographs, letters, notebooks, and artifacts complement the dynamic, warm, and accessible text. The enlivening interdisciplinary coverage and delightful writing should make it welcome in all libraries.